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Jul 7, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. they end on bastille day, july 14th. >>> inmates at a texas prison say they are constitutionally protected from the heat, and they're going to court. our legal guys take on the case. >>> and a mystery disease has killed more than 60 children in cambodia. health investigators are trying to figure out exactly what is going on. for business. [ beeping ] in here, data knows what to do. because the network finds it and tailors it across all the right points, automating all the right actions, to bring all the right results. [ whirring and beeping ] it's the at&t network -- doing more with data to help business do more for customers. ♪ to help business do more for customers. homicide of young people in america has an impact on all of us. how can we save these young people's lives? as a police chief, i have an opportunity to affect what happens in a major city. if you want to make a difference, you have to have the right education. university of phoenix opened the door. my name is james craig, i am committed to making a difference, and i am a phoenix. visit phoenix.edu to find the prog
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Jul 14, 2012 12:00pm EDT
challenged in texas. all of that straight ahead. 20 minutes or so from now. don't go anywhere yet, guys. >>> a cruel aassault at a group home in connecticut. one person is arrested. we'll have details on that. [ male announcer ] this is rudy. his morning starts with arthritis pain. and two pills. afternoon's overhaul starts with more pain. more pills. triple checking hydraulics. the evening brings more pain. so, back to more pills. almost done, when... hang on. stan's doctor recommended aleve. it can keep pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is rudy. who switched to aleve. and two pills for a day free of pain. ♪ and get the all day pain relief of aleve in liquid gels. ♪ by what's getting done. measure commitment the twenty billion dollars bp committed has helped fund economic and environmental recovery. long-term, bp's made a five hundred million dollar commitment to support scientists studying the environment. and the gulf is open for business - the beaches are beautiful, the seafood is delicious. last year, many areas even reported record tourism seasons. the prog
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Jul 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
than a median income family in central texas earns in an entire year. that will just continue to destart the gap between the very rich and rest of the country and it will not grow jobs. >> i have to tell you though, the contrast from steve king who we spoke to earlier today from iowa, is pretty sharp and shows these two, talking about fairness in a completely different light. i want you to listen to what he said. the fairness issue is not about the rich paying more, it's about everyone else paying their fair share. listen. >> if they are not going to work and there's a number approaching 100 million americans of working age not in the workforce and that includes the 13 million that are unemployed, some can't do anything about it. some aren't willing to do anything about that. when you add that up, roughly a third of americans of working age are not contributing to the gross domestic product to the united states. >> he talks about class envy. that's what you're going to hear. that's what you're going to be hearing a lot from the gop this week, sir, that you've got a president play
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Jul 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
you so much. a town in texas that is all about bikinis "the ridiculist" is next. sometimes, i feel like it's me against my hair. [ female announcer ] weak, damaged hair needs new aveeno nourish+ strengthen. active naturals wheat formulas restore strength for up to 90% less breakage in three washes. for strong, healthy hair with life, new aveeno nourish+ strengthen. for strong, healthy hair with life, energy is being produced to power our lives. while energy development comes with some risk, north america's natural gas producers are committed to safely and responsibly providing generations of cleaner-burning energy for our country, drilling thousands of feet below fresh water sources within self-contained well systems. and, using state-of-the-art monitoring technologies, rigorous practices help ensure our operations are safe and clean for our communities and the environment. we're america's natural gas. somebody didn't book with travelocity, with 24/7 customer support to help move them to the pool daddy promised! look at me, i'm swimming! somebody, get her a pony! [ female announcer
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Jul 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the texas lottery gone, saying it preys on the poor. brian todd has the story. >> reporter: juanita tells the saddest of stories. about a man who spent his money on lottery tickets and not on things he needed. >> well, he died and having no insurance because his insurance had elapsed, it was left up to the community and people that loved him to try to pull together funds in order to bury hi him. >> reporter: wallace's president of the dallas chapter is trying to get -- what are the primary reasons you want the lottery gone? research shows there are more poor people who purps these tickets than people who can actually afford it. >> reporter: wallace says the lottery preys on the poor and claims there are many more booths set up in poorer areas of dallas than in middle and upper income neighborhoods. contacted by cnn, the spokeswoman said they tried to reach all segments of the population. that they don't target poorer areas. but the texas lottery commission is required to do demographic studies and the most recent one says people in texas who are most likely to play a popular game an
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Jul 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
earnings expectations, among them, ford a texas instruments, most blaming the slowdown from europe. markets are down worldwide after that disappointing jobs report on friday here in the united states. and a georgia banker has gone missing, so has $17 million. aubry lee price is accused of defrauding more than 100 investors. he disappeared and left what appears to be a rambling suicide note. but atlanta journal constitution says federal investigators believe that price is still alive and possibly in south america. $44 million, not bad for a day's work for a few hours this week, william johnson was the ceo of duke energy. the former ceo of progress energy, where he worked, signed a three-year contract to head up duke once the two companies merged. he assumed the position on july 2nd. the next day by so-called mutual agreement, he was out, replaced by duke's former chief executive. johnson leaves with a severance package worth $44 million. christine, we've got to do a little digging to see how he earned the $44 million. it sounds a little odd to get $44 million for a day's worth of wo
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Jul 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
tens of thousands of people. >>> texas require voters to show photo i.d. at the polls? a panel of judges will hear that case today. >>> can this woman do something no other american has ever done before. we'll talk to the american who is the world judo champion about her chances for bringing gold for this country for the first time ever in judo. at the olympics. welcome back, everyone to "early start." it is nice to have you with us. i'm ashleigh banfield. >> i'm ali velshi, i'm in for zoraida. >>> this is cnn breaking news. >> president obama is holding a big event in the white house rose garden later this morning to resurrect the battle over the bush tax cuts. he'll be surrounded by working-class americans while he calls on congress to enasked tax cuts for everyone making $250,000 a year or less. republicans want the tax cuts extended for the wealthy as well. the white house will be busy framing the tax cut debate this week with the events planned in new hampshire, colorado, and florida. republicans want the tax cuts extended for all of americans, even wealthiest. we'll talk abo
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Jul 25, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. a town in texas that is all about bikinis "the ridiculist" is next. if you are one of the millions of men who have used androgel 1%, there's big news. presenting androgel 1.62%. both are used to treat men with low testosterone. androgel 1.62% is from the makers of the number one prescribed testosterone replacement therapy. it raises your testosterone levels, and... is concentrated, so you could use less gel. and with androgel 1.62%, you can save on your monthly prescription. [ male announcer ] dosing and application sites between these products differ. women and children should avoid contact with application sites. discontinue androgel and call your doctor if you see unexpected signs of early puberty in a child, or, signs in a woman which may include changes in body hair or a large increase in acne, possibly due to accidental exposure. men with breast cancer or who have or might have prostate cancer, and women who are, or may become pregnant or are breast feeding should not use androgel. serious side effects include worsening of an enlarged prostate, possible increased risk of pros
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Jul 19, 2012 11:00am EDT
texas. the lonestar state is known for ropers, wranglers and darn good texas mex. let's ask our own ed lavandera. he loves stopping in on fuel city tacos even more. >> reporter: what if i told you some of the best tacos you'll find not just in dallas, texas but the entire state of texas are hidden in this gas station. fuel city. you're not going to find this place in some fancy photo spread with the dallas chamber of commerce. it's off the beaten path. you have to drive a bunch of bail bond stores, liquor stores and closed up strip joint but worth the drive. i'll take you inside where the magic is made. [ speaking foreign language ] check it out. you got beef, you got chicken, you got pork, check out theal p -- the jalapenos and grilled onions. there's some donkeys, car washes. this place is opened 24 hours. breakfast tacos. come here any time. $1.40 for a taco. i'm for to us order. we're ordering for everybody. a feast ready for everybody to enjoy. heaven. it's all good. beautiful. now after you've enjoyed your tacos and you're full take a moment and feel sorry for the poor animals
CNN
Jul 14, 2012 4:00pm EDT
in the peace making process following their bitter primary battle. >>> now to houston, texas. people are dealing with the worst flooding in more than two years. rescue crews scrambled to save dozens of people from the flash floods, including some kids from a baseball day camp. the national weather service has extended some of its flood warnings until tomorrow morning. >>> and it's an incredible story of survival. an autistic man surviving three weeks in the utah desert with just the clothes on his back. coming up, hear from the pilot who helped rescue him. [ male announcer ] this... is the at&t network. a living, breathing intelligence teaching data how to do more for business. [ beeping ] in here, data knows what to do. because the network finds it and tailors it across all the right points, automating all the right actions, to bring all the right results. [ whirring and beeping ] it's the at&t network -- doing more with data to help business do more for customers. ♪ too. >>> independent investigator louis freeh releases a scathing report. might this open up a whole new can of wor
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Jul 16, 2012 3:00pm EDT
to a lost and found story that was 42 years in the making. bob russell of texas is back with his car. it was stolen in 1970. he kept the keys and title and kept an eye out. he found it for sale on ebay posted from a car dealership out of beverly hills after wrangling with the present owner he got back the car he drove on the first date with a woman that is now his wife. he says the car runs just fine. the car is worth today about $23,000. >>> admit it, this looks fun. the world's longest human domino chain made world records in shanghai over the weekend. 1 1,001 people on mattresses topple each other over. >>> is your grass brown? your yard cracked? dozens of counties people are seeing the worst drought in years. chad with join us next. >>> a settlement with mastercard and visa. it sounds good but means you could be paying more. for those you have heading out the door you can continue watching cnn from your mobile phone or you can watch from your desktop. g blng a broader mix of energies. that's why we're supplying natural gas to generate cleaner electricity... that has around 50% fe
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Jul 8, 2012 3:00am EDT
♪ rocky, rocky mountain high ♪ ♪ all my exes live in texas born on the bayou [ female announcer ] the perfect song for everywhere can be downloaded almost anywhere. ♪ i'm back, back in the new york groove ♪ [ male announcer ] the nation's largest 4g network. covering 2,000 more 4g cities and towns than verizon. rethink possible. covering 2,000 more 4g cities and towns than verizon. hethey don't need one,gh wes, clay and demarcus tried on the new depend real fit briefs for charity to prove how great the fit is even while playing pro football. the best protection now looks, fits and feels just like underwear. get a free sample and try one on for yourself. >>> we had a great time. for ten years, i just am so happy that i got to spend ten years with him. >> that was jane fonda speaking about ted turner on the show a few months ago. ted, jane fonda, was she the great love of your life. >> probably. >> have you ever quite got over her? >> no. >> do you think you ever will? >> no. >> when you love somebody and you really love them, you never stop loving them, no matter how hard you
CNN
Jul 21, 2012 4:30pm EDT
. 32-year-old rebecca wingo originally from quinlan, texas was living in aurora, colorado working at joe's crab shack according to her face book page. she is a mother of a couple of kids there and we saw a post on her father's facebook page where he says, i lost my daughter yesterday to a mad man. my grief right now is inconsolable. i hear she died instantly without pain, however the pain is unbearable. so, fred, again, to recap, an eighth victim now we're hearing about. of the 12 killed in early friday morning in aurora, colorado, 32-year-old rebecca wingo originally from quinlan, texas was living in aurora, colorado. she is now being listed as the eighth victim. >> tragic. thanks so much. appreciate that. we'll have much more of our continuing coverage of this massacre at a movie theater right after this. i have to know the weather patterns. i upgraded to the new sprint direct connect. so i can get three times the coverage. [ chirp ] [ manager 2 ] it's like working in a giant sandbox with all these huge toys. and with the fastest push-to-talk... i can keep track of them all. [ chir
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Jul 11, 2012 4:00pm EDT
tan centers just to cause huge traffic jams. miguel in texas writes, have you lost your bearings? lose all those millions of dollars to boost the local economy? the conventions also give the president to-be and vice president time to make points who then go out and campaign hard for them up until the election. jk in minnesota, yes, do away with them and the electoral college and go on the popular vote. that way the candidates better pay attention to all parts of the country and not just the swing states. what a screwed up system we have. eric in toronto writes, you mean do away with the four-day commercial that no one watches? besides, the candidates' speeches, nothing else really matters. brandon in iowa writes, i'd say it's time to bag the conventions, they're a waste of time, money and promote the polarization of america. bob in ohio, nope, i would rather watch politicians and their supporters lying and partying than anything passes through my tv. like the unemployment isn't enough already, now you want to put a bunch of hookers out of business? if you want to read more about what t
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Jul 7, 2012 5:00pm EDT
... austin, texas... we are all here to represent the country we love this is for everyone back home it's go time. across america, we're all committed to team usa. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much, i appreciate it, i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money ? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. no nonsense. just people sense. hethey don't need one,gh wes, clay and demarcus tried on the new depend real fit briefs for charity to prove how great the fit is even while playing pro football. the best protection now looks, fits and feels just like underwear. get a free sample and try one on for yourself. >>> another normal day at the pumps? not so much. keep an eye on that street at the top right of your screen. okay? see the tractor trailer? there it is. wow. boom. right into that gas station. there it goes right to the gas pumps. it happened thursday at a gas station. this is akron, ohio by the way. the driver of the truck says his brakes failed. obviously. look at t
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Jul 7, 2012 3:00pm EDT
to provide fans but this is texas. don't mess with texas. a very, very tough sentencing state. you know, i don't know what percentage of people in texas have fully air conditioned homes. these individuals are incarcerated. there is a purpose for incarceration. deterrence, protect the public, should be a just punishment. i understand that. but whether it really rises to the level -- >> you can watch the rest of my conversation with our legal guys in the 4:00 eastern hour of cnn newsroom. >>> you're in the cnn newsroom. i'm gary tuchman in for frederica whitfield. nine days and counting. a searing heat wave affecting a huge section of the united states is once again creating dangerous conditions from the midwest to the eastern seaboard. temperatures so high they are literally causing roads to buckle. in wisconsin, this warped road actually sent an suv flying into the air. that is a true picture. that is not made up. the heat is especially dangerous for people who don't have power and that is the situation facing hundreds of thousands of people who lost electricity during a major stor
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Jul 14, 2012 10:00am EDT
system. >>> texas is getting slammed by torrential rain. and there are widespread reports of flooding especially around neighborhoods in houston. according to our affiliate, ktrk, dozens of homes have flooded. rescue crews in houston scrambled to save a total of 37 people from the flash floods including children from a baseball day camp. >>> now to an incredible story of survival. a helicopter pilot spotted william la fever, the man on that gurney, in a shallow river bed. he had been missing for more than a month after going for a hike with his dog in june. the 28-year-old who is autistic managed to survive on frogs and roots. >> he was in tough shape. i don't think he had another 24 hours left in him. >> i'll be speaking with the pilot who rescued william live in less than 30 minutes. you will not want to miss this interview. it's really an incredible story. >>> a possible breakthrough in a cold case. for 30 years investigators have wondered about a girl known only as princess doe. so why do they have new hope now? i'll tell you. focus lolo, focus let's do this i am from bal
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Jul 23, 2012 3:00pm EDT
was armed. >>> a truck crash in south texas takes the lives of 13 people including two kids. there were 23 people inside this truck. this was an f-250 according to to texas highway patrol when it crashed. investigators still do not know why this truck left the road or how it slammed into the two trees. people who stopped to help started screaming because the scene was so horrific. christina reyes tried to help. >> that was the first thing that came to my mind was start couldn'ting bodies and check for pulses and see who was not breathing, who was breathing. >> the crash happened in the small town of berclair. it's southeast of san antonio. troopers are still trying to confirm victim's identities. they believe they are all illegal immigrants. it seats six people at maximum. six. one highway patrolman with 38 years on the job said he's never seen that many people crammed into one single truck. >>> the suspected gunman made his first appearance. here he was this morning. in just a couple of minutes we're expecting a statement from his family. don't go anywhere. you'll want to hear tha
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Jul 8, 2012 12:00am EDT
... bloomington, california... austin, texas... we are all here to represent the country we love this is for everyone back home it's go time. across america, we're all committed to team usa. >>> with 23,000 american troops, one president is quietly paying tribute to america's wounded warriors, the classic story of keeping america great and an interview of the man who stayed out of the lime light. former president george w. bush. >> i held our military in awe when i was president. the stories they tell just increase the awe. >> at first glance, sergeant major chris was exactly who you expect on the race of the warrior 100. 60 miles ever mountain biking under the blazing texas sun. marathon runner and triathlete, he served the majority of the military career in the army special forces, including remarkably seven tours in iraq. >> joined the army straight out of high school. what i wanted to do since i was 5 years old, give or take. as kids we play soldier and i never grew out of it. i started high school and said we have to get good grades. >> his battle at home is notice his greatest. he
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Jul 28, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, in san antonio, texas. just a short time ago one of her broadcast colleagues remembering sort of embarrassing story about when jessica first started saying she forgot to put her microphone on one of the first times she's on air. some of the things we all forget to do from time to time. but you see her just an aspiring sports broadcaster whose life was cut short way too soon at 24 years old. and last, matt mcquinn's funeral will be held today. he dove on his girlfriend to take the bullet for her. his family trying to make sense of his heroic deed there on july 20th in aurora, colorado. his uncle spoke to a local affiliate and said that he's just glad that his son -- his nephew died in this heroic way but just a big tragedy for the family. >> all right. . >> you can't think. all can you do is react. and for matt to immediately react to protect the one that he loved showed us what a great -- what great character he had and made us proud that he was a part of our family. >> and it's that character there, several of these men that died in the shooting of the 12 killed did protect girl
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Jul 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
blazing texas sun. marathon runner and triathlete he has served the majority of his 27-military career in the army special forces including remarkably seven tours to iraq. >> joined army straight out of high school and what i wanted to do since i was 5 years old, give or take. as kids we play soldier but i just never grew out of it. i knew from the start. i started high school, got to get good grades. why? i'm going to the army. >> his battle at home is now his greatest. chris is one of the 20 u.s. military personnel here in texas for the ride organized by the george w. bush presidential center led by president bush himself. >> the w-100 is a hundred kilometer mountain bike ride to honor our vets who have been wounded in combat to thank their families and thank the groups who have helped them recover from serious injury. >> each of these warriors suffers from a devastating consequence at war. but chris, it's his leg. the ride is a chance to prove to the former commander in chief and to themselves what they can do. >> these are stories are courage, sacrifice and commitment. these are vo
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Jul 7, 2012 7:00pm EDT
... austin, texas... we are all here to represent the country we love this is for everyone back home it's go time. across america, we're all committed to team usa. this is new york state. we built the first railway, the first trade route to the west, the greatest empires. then, some said, we lost our edge. well today, there's a new new york state. one that's working to attract businesses and create jobs. a place where innovation meets determination... and businesses lead the world. the new new york works for business. find out how it can work for yours at thenewny.com. i tell mike what i can spend. i do my best to make that work. we're driving safely. and sue saved money on brakes. now that's personal pricing. >>> this next story is ridiculous. so say things got out of hand in a debate in jordan is putting it mildly. take a look at this. so a jordanian member of parliament threw a shoe and then, get this, he pulled out a pistol when a discussion with a pormer politician got heated on tv. it was live. it seems he was accused of buying his way into parliament. the host stepped in to break u
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Jul 15, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. he'll hit the red state of texas on tuesday, for fund raisers in san antonio and austin. >> after fund-raising monday in mississippi and louisiana, mitt romney heads tuesday to pennsylvania and wednesday to ohio, both considered important swing states in the race for the white house. >> on the heels of new details of jpmorgan's massive trading loss and better than expected profits, citigroup, gold man sachs, bank of america and morgan stanley will report earnings. and we'll hear from heavy hitters on the dow. and tech giants microsoft, google, ibm and intel. also on wall street's radar, federal reserve chairman bernanke will testify on capitol hill. on the economicalen dar, we'll get son insight into the struggling housing market and retail sales. >> here's what we're watching this week, more continuing coverage of tom cruise and katie holmes and how they are splitting their time with their daughter suri. and, of course, you remember the original karate kid, right? he's going to be here on "showbiz tonight." we're going to talk about his brand new tv project. >>> all right, thank you,
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Jul 21, 2012 7:00am EDT
took her life. she moved from denver to texas to pursue her dream of becoming a sportscaster. she was also a survivor of the recent mall shooting, gary, if you remember in toronto. it's incredible. her mom spoke to a local affiliate ksat. >> i'll never have her to hug again or get a text message again or get a funny facebook picture. that's the hard part right now. just knowing those are things that i'm never going to get to experience again. i was blessed only for 25 years, but i was blessed. >> just a tearful remembrance from her mother. just a tragic situation for all involved. of course, gary, cnn is making calls this morning. we have our national desk on assignment here. and we will update you with more victims. a 4-month-old. and pentagon releasing a statement saying four servicemen, two sailors and two airmen wounded in the incident, one of which is still unaccounted for. >> once again, the suspect in all of these shootings, james holmes. what's so tragic, not only are they losing their loved ones but they had to wait hours and hours and hours to find out. just unbelievably
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Jul 8, 2012 2:30pm EDT
access to the ballot box. >>> a trial starts tomorrow in washington on a texas voter i.d. law that was struck down by the justice department in march. >>> strawberries, cream and a little bit of history at wimbledon today. we'll tell you who won the men's single tennis title. mine was earned off vietnam in 1968. over the south pacific in 1943. i got mine in iraq, 2003. usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection, and because usaa's commitment to serve the military, veterans and their families is without equal. begin your legacy, get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. >>> in london, roger federer wins his record tying seventh wimbledon crown. but british tennis fans are kind of disappointed after he beat uk's andy murray by 3-1 sets. murray was hoping to become the first brit to win the wimbledon men's singles title since 1936. it's kind of bittersweet. i feel bad for federer because not enough people were cheering for him. amanda, very emotional. we heard from andy murray who had a
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Jul 17, 2012 9:00am EDT
international space station until november. >>> president obama is looking to big money donors in texas today to help bolster his re-election war chest. he is scheduled to visit two cities. his first stop will be san antonio, where the president will attend two separate events, including a fundraiser hosted by actress eva longoria and the city's mayor. later, mr. obama heads to austin to pick up more campaign cash at another pair of events. sources close to the president say the total haul could set a new record as the obama camp continues to turn up the heat against republican rival mitt romney with this new ad. >> tax havens, offshore accounts, carried interest. mitt romney has used every trick in the book. romney admits that over the last two years he's paid less than 15% in taxes on $43 million in income. makes you wonder if some years he paid any taxes at all. we don't know because romney has released just one full year of his tax returns. and won't release anything before 2010. >> you know what? i put out as much as we're going to put out. >> what is mitt romney hiding? >> joining
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Jul 27, 2012 8:00pm EDT
texas native rebecca wingo has two young girls. she joined the air force after high school. fluent in chinese, she served as a translator before moving to colorado. >> the sweetest smile you ever seen. she growth prettier as she grew older. in the blink of an eye, something happens and completely changes everybe would one's lif. >> reporter: in the blink of an eye, everyone's life can change forever. little veronica moser-sullivan's life had only just begun. the youngest of all the victims. she was just 6 years old. a vibrant little girl. she'd just learned to swim. a swimsuit, stuffed animals and candles now surround the cross placed in veronica's memory. tom and karen teves lost a son, alex, who was killed while shielding his girlfriend from gunfire. alex died a hero. ened on monday, his father faced the suspect in court and saw, in his own words, a coward. i spoke with them monday night. >> i'm so sorry for your loss. i mean, it sounds like such a hole hollow thing to say. how are you holding up? >> we got to move forward. alex would have expected us to live. we're going to live
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Jul 28, 2012 7:00pm EDT
was one of them. she was remembered during a ceremony in san antonio, texas, as a woman who celebrated everyone in her life. friends at her ceremony remembered light moments in the life of an aspiring sports broadcaster, even showing this video of her falling on the isles while wearing heels. at the time, just an intern trying to do an interview, who had her whole life and career ahead of her. matthew mcquinn was also remembered today when the gunfire began, he threw himself in front of his girlfriend, shielding her. he took three bullets, but she survived. friends and family members of the hero packed a church in springfield, ohio to remember him. the girlfriend whose life he saved took one bullet in the knee. she arrived on crutches and wept with his family. also remembered today, alex teves. he was a university of denver alum and also protected his girlfriend from the gunfire. his family gathered, remembering him as a hero who sacrificed his life to save another. the phoenix native graduated just last month in a masters degree in counseling psychology. john larimer was al
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Jul 5, 2012 7:00pm EDT
than texas and the u.n. tells out front there are more than 1,000 refugees fleeing the country and now reports of a cholera outbreak and according to media reports in the region, with land mines. the united states is about to open the flood gates and reinstate aid to pakistan. governor officials tell us the u.s. is going to repay about 1.1 billion as part of a military program that reimburses pakistan for so-called anti-terrorism efforts and we are told they will talk to congress and could run into a problem in the senate. where justin march a panel voted to withhold aid to pakistan and made in protest to jail the doctor who helped the cia find and kill osama bin laden. now to china where the country's central bank cut interest rates the second time in a month and this is an incredible development, everyone. top of the show we talked how crucial is to the u.s. and why you have to care about this. gord chan told us now panic in beijing, his word, before the first rate cut in june, china had not cut interest rates in three years. even with the global financial crisis. so everyone thinks
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Jul 26, 2012 2:00am EDT
in in 2014 rather than in 2012, whereas texas and pennsylvania have particularly rigorous laws. they're trying to bring online perhaps faster that they can realistically accomplish. they're actually trying to address some of those concerns that you have about indigent voters. but, again, it's all about does the bureaucracy move quickly enough to accommodate that. that's a legitimate concern. >> we have 11 new states with this law in place. this is a debate we're going to continue to have. >> democrats are really focused on it. i don't think it's going to be -- we're not going to sit around and wait for this to happen. >> it's important, the facts of the particular laws. >> thank you both for joining us. >>> ahead, do russian officials have the right to come into the homes of children, adopted in the u.s.? why russia and the state department don't agree. >>> and mitt romney and president obama are exchanging some strong jabs in new ads. but do their attack lines add up? you'll inevitably find yourself on a desolate highway in your jeep grand cherokee. and when you do, you'll be
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Jul 12, 2012 3:00pm EDT
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Jul 14, 2012 9:00pm EDT
do that. and the year before, in houston, texas, i won the individual events and got the solvent award which was the best athlete amateur in america. so i realized i had the capacity to be able to accomplish this, at least in theory, on paper. and then thank goodness my coaches encouraged me. >> when you're standing there having won the 7th consecutive gold, putting you into a very rare, small number and playing the anthem for the 7th time, what is that emotion like? >> i was so happy it was over. >> it was exhausting, wasn't it? >> it really was. the program started on a monday and continued on through the following monday. so over an eight-day period of time, i swam every single day but friday. i was in the water 13 different times. we had the prelims, the semifinals, what have you. and each day that i swam and i won a gold medal, it was one brick shy load of getting off of the cart. so i felt i was having a better go of it. but i was exhausted by the time i came to my last event. i have to say that the last stroke that i took at the olympic games, i don't think i could have ta
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Jul 22, 2012 12:00pm EDT
columbine, 13 killed in a mass shooting, 2007, virginia tech, 32 killed. 2009, ft. hood, texas, 13 killed. 2012, colorado, 12 killed. can't we do anything to stop this? >> i don't know to tell you the truth what we can do. and this would immediately lead to the issue of gun control. the killer in norway was in a country that had very strict gun control laws and yet he was still able to acquire the necessary means to initiate and carry out a mass slaughter. i think we need to look at everything. everything should be looked at. but to think that somehow gun control is or increased gun control is the answer, in my view, that would have to be proved. >> you would be open to the discussion. i think part of what people are looking at are these magazines and these automatic weapons where you can shoot down 100 people, if i understand it, this suspect's gun jammed and he had to go to ones that didn't fire so rapidly. but he was able to buy and had on him 100 round cartridge. he was able to buy over three months four weapons, 6,000 ammo, cartridges, over the internet. if we had put that all togeth
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Jul 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
originally from quinlan, texas is a mother and also a local waitress at a crab shack according to her facebook page. her father steve hernandez posting a message online confirming her death saying i lost my daughter yesterday to a mad man. my grief right now is inconsolable. i hear she died instantly without pain. however, the pain is unbearable. these are just some of the messages we're hearing, don, from numerous family members i've spoken to at the cnn national desk as well as our wire team has spoken to throughout the morning. another one of the victims we confirmed earlier this afternoon. a.j. boik a high school student at gateway high school there in local aurora, colorado. he went to the movies with his girlfriend and a friend. both of them making it out alive. unfortunately a.j. perishing there in the theater. friends held a memorial service late friday. jesse childress is also among one of four service members wounded in the mass shooting by suspect james holmes. he is described by a family member as an active duty air force reserveman 27 years old. his family lives in colora
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Jul 21, 2012 10:00pm EDT
shooting jessica ghawi was an aspiring broadcaster who moved from texas to aurora the last year to chase her dream. last month she survived a mall shooting in toronto while visiting her boyfriend. according to witnesses, she died from a gunshot wound to the head. >> reporter: a good friend of alex sullivan. christina blatche is another victim of the shooting massacre in aurora, colorado. she was here with her friend and she survived. >> reporter: a couple of hours ago or day or so you were a manager of a restaurant and then this. >> yeah. you can't ever expect it. you know? you're always that person that says that will never happen to me. whentives going on, i didn't really know it was going on the first three minutes that it happened. i thought it was kind of like movie theater antics when there is midnight movie premieres they kind of sometimes put on shows or have people dress up in costumes and come around and what not. i honestly that might be what was going on because it was in the middle of a movie scene where they are fighting and then when the thing that was thrown and kin
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Jul 24, 2012 2:00am EDT
going to carry her remains back to texas. how's the family planning to honor jessica? >> like you said, i'm working on getting my sister's remains back. i'm not going to leave her side until we give her a proper service. we're going to plan on bringing her back to san antonio, 10:00 a.m., saturday at a local church and we're going to celebrate her life. we're going to have people come out and talk about it and share stories and reminisce and discuss what we can do to sustain her legacy and provide her dream and make it available to others. >> jordan ghawi, thank you again. best of luck to you. >> thank you, don, for keeping this story before everyone. >> of course, thank you very much. >>> following the shooting here, new york city mayor michael bloomberg called on president obama and mitt romney to do something about gun violence. and tonight, mayor bloomberg has some new questions for the two. "outfront" next. this is new york state. we built the first railway, the first trade route to the west, the greatest empires. then, some said, we lost our edge. well today, there's a new new yo
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Jul 15, 2012 3:00pm EDT
took in $236 billion more than it spent. and the presidential election that year, then-texas governor george w. bush running against al gore pledged to give that money back to the taxpayers. >> we don't believe the surplus is the government's money. we know the surplus is the people's money and we're going to send some of that money back to the people who pay their bills. >> and send it back he did. when he became president, through temporary tax cuts in 2001 and 2003 known as the bush tax cuts. the first of those tax cuts were set to expire back in 2010 but the economy was still shaky back then, so vice president biden and senator mitch mcconnell struck a deal to extend them for two more years for everyone. now those tax cuts are set to expire again at the end of this year. it is part of the so-called fiscal cliff that economists are warning the u.s. could go over if congress doesn't deal with it. now, president obama says let's extend them for another year -- but -- and this is the key point, not for everyone, just for what he calls the middle class -- families earning less than $25
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Jul 16, 2012 5:00am EDT
conversations about that sfp. >>> here at home, storms are moving through houston, texas, and they have turned deadly. two people were killed in a lightning strike at a soccer complex on sunday. authorities say the three players had taken cover under a tree when the sudden storm just rolled in. police say the lightning strike sounded like a bomb going off. >> they were fierce storms here in new york yesterday. my wife brought the kids to the basement the lightning was so strong overnight. >>> in london, there's a scramble to make sure there's enough security personnel. british government ministers announced over the weekend that 3,500 military personnel are being brought in at the last minute. the move comes in after a private contractor admitted it was not able to hire the 10,000 plus workers it had promised would be in place. >>> a $15,000 reward now being offered for the search for two missing girls in iowa. they were last seen going on a bike ride near a lake in evansda evansdale, iowa. >>> and you have to check this out. the tour de france turning into the tour detacks after someon
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Jul 9, 2012 4:00pm EDT
to me. >> so will it be in texas where you live now? would you go back to florida? where would you like to do political work? >> i was born in texas. there's a common saying sometimes you get back as soon as you can. and that's what i did in going to college eaj eventually meeting my beautiful wife in law school. if i were to do this, i would do it in the great state. >> we look forward to seeing what's going on. stay in touch with us. >> absolutely. >> thanks very much. george t. bush for coming into "the situation room." >>> romney has a lot of money in offshore bank accounts. but how much does that benefit him? this man is about to be the millionth customer. would you mind if i go ahead of you? instead we had someone go ahead of him and win fifty thousand dollars. congratulations you are our one millionth customer. people don't like to miss out on money that should have been theirs. that's why at ally we have the raise your rate 2-year cd. you can get a one-time rate increase if our two-year rate goes up. if your bank makes you miss out, you need an ally. ally bank. no nonsense.
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Jul 31, 2012 4:00pm EDT
governor of texas, a variety of different -- maybe even george w. bush? you've imitated him. >> i've patterned my character after a combination of ma dlin and john sununu. >> why? >> i just like saying sununu. >> the gloves are a really nice touch. these are driving gloves? >> they're for texting. >> i never saw those online before. >> yeah. these are ferrari driving gloves. >> can i just admit something that i've been standing on a book this whole time called "all the president's children." >> hope the good people of ferrari send me a car to match the gloves i have. >> yeah. they're very nice actually. so trash talk. this is one of the things that comes all the way through politics and we cover it here. >> yes. >> we cover it all the time. we have a clip from the movie of your two characters right before debate encaging in some trash talk. >> you take a bath in a toilet. >> oh, that was it. >> that was a quick one. i think i had to go to the bathroom. >> if i remember correctly some of the language was -- >> cam's trash talking is very sophisticated. >> his is. there's some actually
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Jul 16, 2012 4:00am EDT
2008 victory in the states. he'll hit the red state of texas on tuesday for fund-raisers in san antonio and austin. >> and i am paul steinhauser at the political desk. mitt romney heads tuesday to pennsylvania and wednesday to ohio. both considered important swing states in the rate for us white house. >>> i'm alison kosik from new york. better than expected profits, citigroup, coldman sacks, bank of america and morgan stanley will report earnings. we'll hear from heavy hitters on the dow and tech giants microsoft, google, ibm and intel. also on wall street's radar, federal reserve chairman ben bernanke will testify on capitol hill and on the economic calendar will get some insight into the stru struggling housing market and retail sales. >>> here is what we are watching this week. more continuing coverage of tom cruise and katie holmes, how they're splitting their time with their daughter, sri. of course you remember the original karate kid, ralph macchio, right? he'll be joining us this week, as well. >>> a mystery illness that killed dozens of children is no longer a mystery.
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Jul 26, 2012 11:00am EDT
thing. last year we talked about the drought in texas and the dirt was moving and it was almost becoming a brick and it is like an adobe brick breaking and water pipes were breaking underground because the dirt was moving. you don't want dirt moving when you have solid water pipes underneath and it was breaking them. it is a tough summer, and i don't see any end to this. >> what about the highways and the nuclear plants -- >> yes. the nuclear plants are now getting to the point where they are cooling water has gotten to 100 degrees which is the cut off. after that t, the epa says you cannot dump any more cooling water in. and the outtakes of the mi mississippi river is the low eest in years and at the eighth lowest point ever. so that the water is so low that the power plants may not be able to drag water out of the mississippi river and cool the power plants and go back in. they have to go to the stack system, the internal system. it is really getting to the point where we are all saying to ourselves, when does this stop in when does it flrain in the cornbelt, and what happens
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Jul 15, 2012 6:00am EDT
] >> reporter: the president fundraises in texas the next day, and thursday and friday he campaigns in florida. another very important battleground state. randi? >> thank you very much, paul. >>> americans kidnapped in egypt. now the family of one of those victim s is speaking out here o "early start weekend." hear from them live. this is new york state. we built the first railway, the first trade route to the west, the greatest empires. then, some said, we lost our edge. well today, there's a new new york state. one that's working to attract businesses and create jobs. a place where innovation meets determination... and businesses lead the world. the new new york works for business. find out how it can work for yours at thenewny.com. >>> a safe return. that is the hope of my next guests who are awaiting news on the condition of pastor michel louis, kidnapped from egypt. young me are members of reverend louis' family including jane louis, youth paster at free pentecostal church of god where his father is the senior pastor. welcome to you. good morning. i'm so sorry that you as a family
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Jul 8, 2012 1:00am EDT
south carolina... bloomington, california... austin, texas... we are all here to represent the country we love this is for everyone back home it's go time. across america, we're all committed to team usa. >>> we are back and talking with john rocker, former baseball player and now a columnist and has also written a book about the leagues and the remarks that made news beyond the sports world. as i said to you, i was interesting to see what people were saying on twitter. i can't believe they were talking and the world would come to an end. let's talk about the race for the white house now. no surprise that you have strong opinion when is it comes to the president and an interview for world net daily. in my opinion barack obama does not hold a single core value belief consistent with the country we call the united states of america. what do you mean by that? >> this could get long winded. i just think president obama comes from a socialist-minded platform. i don't think socialist-minded platforms and ideals is what built our economy to the greatest generations as far as how they conducte
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Jul 19, 2012 10:00pm EDT
, focust sanya let's do this i am from baltimore south carolina... bloomington, california... austin, texas... we are all here to represent the country we love this is for everyone back home it's go time. across america, we're all committed to team usa. >>> u.s. drought that's devastated crops is getting worse. the proof is evident all over this country. levels in the mississippi river have fallen to near record lows. in st. louis, it's three feet, down from the typical 15 feet this time of year. about 64% of the u.s. is in the form of some sort of drought. that's pretty stark. they're the worst conditions since the summer of 1934 in the dust bowl era. it's threatening crop, water supplies. as ed lavandera reports, the cattle market. >> reporter: ranchers and cattle buyers are descending. cattle auctioneer brian little expects quite a rush of cattle to roll in. >> of late, over the last two or three weeks, we've had some really nice runs here. normally for us this time of year we'll probably sell between 800 and 1,000 cattle. >> reporter: it's all because of the drought. grazing pasture is
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Jul 18, 2012 12:00am EDT
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